Definition of Shipment

1. Noun. Goods carried by a large vehicle.

Exact synonyms: Cargo, Consignment, Freight, Lading, Load, Loading, Payload
Generic synonyms: Merchandise, Product, Ware
Derivative terms: Freight, Lade, Load, Load, Ship



2. Noun. The act of sending off something.
Exact synonyms: Despatch, Dispatch
Generic synonyms: Departure, Going, Going Away, Leaving
Specialized synonyms: Reshipment
Derivative terms: Despatch, Ship

Definition of Shipment

1. n. The act or process of shipping; as, he was engaged in the shipment of coal for London; an active shipment of wheat from the West.

Definition of Shipment

1. Noun. a load of goods that is transported by any method (not just by ship) ¹

2. Noun. the act of transporting goods ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shipment

1. something that is shipped [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shipment

shiplap
shiplaps
shipless
shiplet
shiplets
shiplike
shipling
shipload
shiploads
shipman
shipmaster
shipmasters
shipmate
shipmates
shipmen
shipment (current term)
shipments
shipowner
shipowners
shippable
shippage
shippe
shipped
shippen
shippens
shipper
shipper weld
shippers
shippes
shipping

Literary usage of Shipment

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"converted said entire shipment, and the same was never delivered to your petitioner's intestate, (b) That subsequent to the receipt of said shipment at ..."

2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1848)
"The object of this suit is to hold defendants liable fora loss 1:юп a shipment of cotton to Liverpool. The cotton was shipped by defendants ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"... shipment and transshipment, with all the expenses included,-from the place of growth, production or manufacture to the vessel in which shipment was made ..."

4. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories edited by Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney (1994)
"The interstate shipment of indigenous etiologic agents, ... Packaging and labeling requirements for interstate shipment of etiologic agents are summarized ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1895)
"The protection of the shipment from frost or excessive cold. 2. The protection of the same from excessive heat. 3. The circulation of air through the car, ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"Miss., for shipment to Memphis, Tenn. Before the loaded car had been attached to any train or engine It was destroyed by fire. The shipper sued In a state ..."

7. Women at Thirtysomething: Paradoxes of Attainment (1991)
"(Shipper) Offered for transportation a shipment of dangerous goods containing two ... The shipment was not properly packaged, secured, or cushioned ..."

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